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A Brother Seeks Answers in 'The Look of Silence'

VENICE, Italy (AP) — What is it like to look into the eyes of the men who killed your brother and went unpunished? It's almost impossible to imagine, but "The Look of Silence" provides a glimpse at an answer. Joshua Oppenheimer's haunting documentary follows Adi, whose brother died in mass killings in Indonesia in the 1960s, as he tracks down the perpetrators — seeking not revenge, but understanding. His quest is both hero... more

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Keaton Hailed in Venice Film Fest Opener 'Birdman'

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Well before the turn of the millennium, Michael Keaton was the first 21st-century superhero. Keaton's role as Batman in two Tim Burton -directed blockbusters a quarter of a century ago made him a global star, and helped spawn a Hollywood obsession with comic-book franchises that has put a generation of leading men into spandex. Whether that was good for the movies, or the stars, is at the heart of Alej... more

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Godzilla Stomps Back in Ultra HD, Wires Intact

TOKYO (AP) — At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition. The effort with "4K" technology is carefully removing scratches and discoloration from the films and also unearthing hidden information on the reel-to-reel. Experts say the chemical reactions used to ... more

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India Blocks Film on Indira Gandhi Assassination

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi , saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials said Friday. India's film certification board said the film glorified the Sikh bodyguards who killed Gandhi to avenge her suppression of an insurgency that culminated in an army assault on the Golden Tem... more

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Actor-Director Richard Attenborough Dies at 90

LONDON (AP) — Richard Attenborough was a lord, an Oscar-winning director for the much-lauded "Gandi" and an unflagging pillar to British cinema. But Attenborough, who died Sunday at 90, was best known as Dickie. Baby-faced as a young actor and whitely bearded in his older age, Attenborough — warmly known as "Dickie Darling" — presided over six decades of British moviemaking as both an actor and filmmaker with a g... more

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